Microsoft confirms 17-year-old Windows bug

Computerworld – Microsoft late yesterday issued its second advisory of the last week, warning users that a 17-year-old bug in the kernel of all 32-bit versions of Windows could be used by hackers to hijack PCs.

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Toll Free And Skype

According to international news services, some Skype users now have access to toll free phone numbers at no charge. SkypeOut customers in France, Poland, the UK, and the US can use the additional service. “We’re working on the rest of the world” says Jaanus Kase, Manager of space in a press release. Hopefully, this service will soon cover the United States. Just another example of how the world is working with toll free in so many different venues to bring people together and keep them connected.


800 Brokers and You

As with any commodity in high demand, a black market for toll free numbers has emerged in the United States, sending regulators scrambling to control the illegal sales of valuable 800 numbers. Get more on this phenomenon here.

When’s the Time to Invest In An 800 Number?

A plea for unused numbers to be released offered a brief reprieve earlier this year. But within weeks, the supply dropped again as thousands of new subscribers invested in toll free service each and every day.

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